Notary Public

The Cincinnati Bar Association serves as the administrator for all notaries public in Hamilton County, Ohio. A notary is a public officer of the state of Ohio, a position created by the state Legislature. As stated in Section 147.07 of the Ohio Revised Code, "a notary public may, throughout the state, administer oaths required or authorized by law; take and certify depositions; take and certify acknowledgment of deeds, mortgages, liens, powers of attorney and other instruments of writing; and receive, make and record notarial protests."

In order for a person to qualify to be appointed and commissioned a notary public in the state of Ohio, the person must be at least 18 years of age, a resident of the state of Ohio, of good moral character, pass a written examination and able to verify his or her identity.

2014 Notary Exam Dates:

August 6, 2014
September 3, 2014
October 1, 2014
November 5, 2014
December 3, 2014

2015

January 7, 2015
February 4, 2015
March 4, 2015
April 1, 2015
May 6, 2015
June 3, 2015
July 1, 2015
August 5, 2015
September 2, 2015
October 7, 2015
November 4, 2015
December 2, 2015

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For more information about serving as a notary public, please contact Karen Johnson at notary@cincybar.org

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